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Facilities Maintenance Specialist - Advanced

Company: State of Wisconsin
Location: Stanley
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Position SummaryThis position is responsible for inspection and analysis of equipment, diagnosing malfunctions, and the maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment and systems.This includes systems such as: electrical, heating, ventilation, refrigeration, plumbing, locks and security doors, fire control, and fuel storage and delivery.This position is also responsible maintenance on vehicles, motors, kitchen appliances, motorized equipment, and for the operation of electrical and mechanical equipment such as welding torches, lifts, and generators.This position also operates groundskeeping equipment such as plow trucks, snow blowers, and mowers.This position uses blue prints and schematics and makes repairs to the facility's structure and fixtures.This position provides supervision and training of inmates in mechanical maintenance and repair work assignments and maintains security in the work environment. This position keeps maintenance records and researches needed parts and equipment for repairs or improvements and submits selections for purchase.Salary InformationThis position is in pay schedule and range 03-13 with a starting pay of $21.96/hour.Pay rates on appointment for current state employees may vary according to the applicable pay transaction provisions of the Compensation Plan and Wisconsin Administrative Code.A twelve-month probationary period is required.Remote work options not available for these positions.Job DetailsApplicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, or an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DOC sponsorship) at the time of application.The Department of Corrections may conduct pre-employment drug screens. Any applicant who is offered employment in a position which requires a pre-employment drug screen must pass the screen as a contingency of employment.The Department of Corrections will conduct criminal background checks on applicants prior to selection. Upon hire, all new DOC employees are subject to fingerprinting.For more in-depth information on employment with the State of Wisconsin, please see the State Employee Handbook.QualificationsSPECIAL REQUIREMENT:Applicants must possess a valid driver's license and may be required to meet State of Wisconsin fleet requirements. Employees will be required to maintain a valid driver's license and eligibility to drive a fleet vehicle.Minimally qualified applicants will have:* Experience or training in construction or repair of structures (such as using wood, steel, or other metals to make structural repairs to buildings or experience making repairs to building fixtures and furniture, etc.)* Experience or training in general maintenance and repairs (in areas such as: plumbing, HVAC, electrical work, vehicles, motors, kitchen appliances, motorized equipment, welding, lifts, and generators, etc.)* Experience operating powered grounds maintenance equipment (such as plow trucks, snow blowers, lawn mowers, slid steers, lifts, utility vehicles etc.)This position requires the physical ability to perform manual labor, to climb, bend, crawl and lift and will sometimes work in cold, hot, or dusty environments.How To ApplyTo apply, click on "Apply for Job" to start the application process. Follow the steps outlined in the application process and submit your application. Your resume and letter of qualifications should detail your training and experience specifically related to the qualifications section listed in the job posting and are limited to a maximum of 2 pages each.The Department of Corrections has created extra guidance to assist you in developing your resume and letter of qualifications, if interested please click here.Submitted materials will be evaluated by a panel of job experts and qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.Current State of Wisconsin (non-UW) employees: If you arrived at this posting through the Wisc.Jobs site, you will need to go to your Employee Self Services portal and apply through the "Careers" tile on the front page.Questions can be directed to Athena Foster, HR Specialist, at State of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce. Please find more on the Department of Corrections' Equity and Inclusion initiative.If you are interested in a particular facility, make sure you confirm which city the facility is located in when you make your location selections.Please select all locations you are willing to consider when submitting your application. However, if you are found eligible and your situation later changes, contact the HR staff above to request an update to your potential work locations.Current Vacancies:Columbia Correctional Institution (Portage, Columbia County)Dodge Correctional Institution (Waupun, Dodge County)Jackson Correctional Institution (Black River Falls, Jackson County)Lincoln Hills & Copper Lakes Schools (Irma, Lincoln County)Marshall E. Sherrer Correctional Center (Milwaukee, Milwaukee County)Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility (Milwaukee, Milwaukee County)New Lisbon Correctional Institution (New Lisbon, Juneau County)Oregon Correctional Center (Oregon, Dane County)Oshkosh Correctional Institution (Oshkosh, Winnebago County)Racine Youthful Offender Correctional Facility (Racine, Racine County)Sanger B. Powers Correctional Center (Oneida, Outagamie County)Waupun Correctional Institution (Waupun, Dodge County)Winnebago Correctional Center (Winnebago, Winnebago County)(If you are interested in a specific vacancy, make sure to select the city listed next to the facility when you indicate locations you are interested in.)Deadline to ApplyApplications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the needs of the department are met. This posting will be up until: Wednesday October 18th, 2023. At that time, we anticipate creating a new job opening to continue recruiting for this classification, and individuals will need to reapply to be considered.Applications are processed every other week, usually on Thursdays.After your application is processed, you will receive an eligibility designation.If you are found eligible, then your name will be placed on a register and you will be eligible to be contacted about vacancies as they occur based on matching the locations you selected.If you are found ineligible, you will need to wait until a new Job Opening is posted to reapply. The new Job Opening will be a different Job Opening number. Individuals whose responses or materials were assessed for this opening cannot withdraw and reapply to this job opening.If you have technical difficulties applying, Wisc.Jobs help is available Monday-Friday, 7:45am - 4:30pm - 608-267-1012 or Also, some users report better performance when using the Chrome browser.

Keywords: State of Wisconsin, Gastonia , Facilities Maintenance Specialist - Advanced, Professions , Stanley, North Carolina

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